Finally, you’ve decided that Data Lake Gen 2 is good for your Data Analytics Scenario and you’ve started the journey, went to the Azure Portal and searched for it. Mhh you don’t see it in the options to create it, let’s try the search bar [typing Data Lake Gen2….] Nothing… Ok maybe you’ve missed something…. nope!
So what is in fact a Data Lake Gen 2? it is a blob storage account, optimized for Data Analytics.
Let’s take a look at how you are able to create it!
If you’re used to the first generation, where Azure Data Lake Storage was its own thing, it might take a minute to realize where it went.